Georgia senior linebacker Ryne Rankin had himself a successful weekend, as the Bulldog special teams ace proposed to his girlfriend, Georgia cheerleader Makenzie Blalock – and of course she said yes.
Making the moment even more memorable, Rankin got down on one knee right in front of Sanford Stadium:
— Ryne Rankin (@Bigrank38) August 29, 2016
Later that evening, Blalock revealed that the relationship began over a direct message – proving there is hope for all relationships that start online:
That one time a DM was actually successful pic.twitter.com/724AI0do1O
— Makenzie Blalock (@MakenzieBlalock) August 29, 2016
After making appearances in 31 games over the past three seasons, Rankin is about to begin his final campaign in Athens. Rankin’s was voted Georgia’s special teams MVP in 2015, a season after he was voted Most Improved Player on the team at the conclusion of the 2014 season.
Source: Saturday Down South